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FOX News
Jul 7, 2013 3:00am PDT
. when you see that wreckage on the runway or off the runway here at sfo. back to you guys in new york. >> adam, when you look at those pictures of the crash, a lot of people wondering how, in fact, did those people manage to get out of this aircraft. for miles people could see this fireball sitting on the runway. we were able to talk to different passengers there. how do they describe getting out of this aircraft? >> you know, it's interesting you mention that, clayton. one of the pilots i spoke to, watching all this coverage. i know them really well. talking about a couple of things. jet fuel isn't as flammable as gasoline. that allows you more time, buys you more time than years ago. while it takes a long time to get on and off of the plane. when we're in the back, seems like it takes forever. when you have a situation like this and all the doors open, you can get people off the plane, if there are not a lot of injuries on board, can you get them off in a minute or two. you can get to exit. it's that important to pay attention to where it is, because it's that much faster for you to
CNN
Jul 7, 2013 3:00am PDT
at sfo. tail ripped off. everyone seems fine. i'm okay. surre surreal." witnesses shocked that anybody survived. >> pancaked immediately. then it kept sliding and sliding and finally stopped. you could see how the fuselage kept buckling many times. i'm surprised it didn't come apart altogether. and it was unreal. >> reporter: helicopter pictures show the trail of destruction, the impact on the stone embankment at the runway's beginning. one set of landing gear, wheels, the plane stabilizers, the very tip of the tail, debris from the plane littering the runway. officials say there was no sign of trouble before the plane crashed. the weather ideal, a clear day. all traffic using visual flight rules to land. >> 214 out of san francisco. >> air traffic controllers can be heard guiding in asiana 214 and then you can hear others in the room alerting to the crash and the stress in the voice of the air traffic controller as the emergency unfolds. [ inaudible ] >> air traffic controllers continue talking to the pilot of the now crashed asiana 214, assuring the pilot that emergency personnel are
FOX News
Jul 7, 2013 1:00pm PDT
going at sfo even with three of the four runways open. there is still no word on when the four the runway 28 left will re-open because the charred wreckage is still out there. it remains the focus of a major federal investigation. >> gregg: literally, shoulder by shoulder sweeping across the runway, picking up and looking through the evidence there. it will be a long-term before they open up 28l. claudia, thank you from sfo. we are getting a riveting account from one of the passengers on board the asiana plane showing how everyone helped one another. >> it was slow-motion. we could not believe it was happening. you did not know if you would be dead at the end of this or not. the plane stops. the person to my left was injure ed and was unconscious. i unbuckled myself. i was hurting but not too open. i opened the door. the door we managed to get up. this were no slides. i could see the debris but looking further, i told people, we okay, come down, come down. >> gregg: no slides. he said there was no warning by the pilot or crew before the plane stopped at the end of the runway. >
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